Table of Contents

Human Brain

  • February 19, 2017 - Many Barriers and Compartments Between the Brain and Immune System

  • February 12, 2017 - The Many Ways Neurons Regulate Immune Function

  • January 15, 2017 - What Do Single Neurons Know

  • December 18, 2016 - Cellular Clocks and Metabolism

  • December 11, 2016 - Each Cell Has A Clock

  • November 27, 2016 - Newly Discovered Circuits Produce Unusual Pain Syndromes

  • November 20, 2016 - Pain from Cells that Are Not Neurons

  • November 13, 2016 - Update on Microbes Affecting the Brain

  • November 6, 2016 - The Science of Mind Wandering

  • October 30, 2016 - Brain Receptors Just Got Even More Complex

  • October 24, 2016 - Are Humans Evolving Now

  • October 16, 2016 - How Does A Neuron Stay Polarized

  • September 26, 2016 - Microbes in Animals Confound Research

  • September 18, 2016 - Update on Inflammation and Degenerative Brain Disease

  • September 11, 2016 - Update on Traumatic Brain Injury and Inflammation

  • September 4, 2016 - Does Maternal Immune Response Cause Psychiatric Disease in Child

  • August 28, 2016 - Update on Interface of Immunity and Brain

  • August 14, 2016 - Epigenetic Signals Regulate New Brain Cells

  • July 24, 2016 - Guardians of the Blood Brain Barrier

  • May 29, 2016 - Hippocampus Brain Wave Signals

  • May 22, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Micro RNA Signals

  • May 9, 2016 - Special T cells Inhibit Immune Reactions to Food

  • May 1, 2016 - Where is Subjective Experience in the Brain?

  • April 25, 2016 - Membrane Lipids Direct Proteins and Proteins Direct Lipids

  • April 17, 2016 - Psychiatric Illness and microRNA

  • April 11, 2016 - Extra Cellular Vesicles in the Brain

  • April 3, 2016 - Regulation of Brain Energy

  • March 27, 2016 - Intelligent Capillary Cells Regulate Tissue Stem Cells

  • March 20, 2016 - Why is There No Cure For Huntington’s

  • March 13, 2016 - Mysterious Pre Synaptic Vesicles

  • March 6, 2016 - Jumping Genes Regulation of the Brain

  • February 28, 2016 - How Do Dendrites Make Decisions

  • February 22, 2016 - How Human Brains are Built

  • February 14, 2016 - Myelin Facilitation of Whole Brain Neuroplasticity

  • January 31, 2016 - Microbe Geo Politics in the Gut

  • January 17, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Pattern Recognition Receptors

  • December 27, 2015 - The Role of Tau in Brain Function and Dementia

  • December 20, 2015 - How Does Diet Influence Immunity

  • December 13, 2015 - Insulin Resistance and Brain Disease

  • December 6, 2015 - A New Way To Image Cells with Vibrational Spectroscopy

  • November 29, 2015 - Are Microtubules the Brain of the Neuron

  • November 22, 2015 - What Do Infants Know

  • November 8, 2015 - Does Abnormal Amyloid Cause Alzheimer’s

  • November 1, 2015 - Limitations of Genetic Research in Psychiatric Illness

  • October 25, 2015 - Limitations of MRIs for Understanding Behavior

  • October 18, 2015 - Stress Causes Many Kinds of Neuroplasticity

  • October 11, 2015 - Progress and Problems in Brain Mapping

  • October 4, 2015 - Unique Type of Neuroplasticity With Stress

  • September 27, 2015 - Reciprocal Relationship of Depression and Inflammation

  • September 20, 2015 - The Very Intelligent Choroid Plexus Epithelial Cell

  • September 13, 2015 - Convergent Evolution of Intelligence

  • August 30, 2015 - Many New Microbe Molecules Discovered in Humans

  • August 23, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Dendrite Function

  • August 16, 2015 - Intelligent Cancer Cells Communicate with Exosomes

  • August 2, 2015 - Fantastic Astrocyte Diversity

  • July 26, 2015 - Time Cells Organize Memory

  • July 20, 2015 - Placebo Affects In the Brain

  • July 12, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Alternative Splicing in Neurons

  • July 5, 2015 - Pleasure Circuits in the Brain

  • June 28, 2015 - Only Crows and Humans Can Do It

  • June 21, 2015 - Maintaining Neuronal Identity

  • June 14, 2015 - Remarkable Fish Intelligence

  • May 31, 2015 - Cannabinoids and Seizures

  • May 24, 2015 - Microbes Effect on the Brain

  • May 17, 2015 - No Brain Mapping Without Glia

  • May 10, 2015 - New Neurons in Adult Brains Remodel Memory

  • May 3, 2015 - Neuronal Signals in Inflammation and Cancer

  • April 12, 2015 - How Does Expectation Affect Perception

  • April 5, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Chromatin 3D Shapes

  • March 30, 2015 - Dr. Lieff Interviewed by Boston Business Journal About New Alzheimer’s Medicine

  • March 29, 2015 - Intelligent Cells Know Their Place

  • March 22, 2015 - Virus Tricks Manipulate the Cytoskeleton

  • March 8, 2015 - Electric DNA and Mind

  • March 2, 2015 - What Color is the Dress

  • February 22, 2015 - Transmission of Mis Folded Proteins in Brain Disease

  • February 8, 2015 - Fantastic Complexity in Brain Potassium Channels

  • February 1, 2015 - Cannabinoids in Inflammation and the Aging Brain

  • January 18, 2015 - The Very Intelligent Protein mTOR

  • January 11, 2015 - Endocannabinoids Critical for Brain Function

  • December 28, 2014 - Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Signaling in the Brain

  • December 21, 2014 - Vocal Learning Similarities in Songbirds and Humans

  • December 14, 2014 - Complexity of the Glia Neuromuscular Junction

  • December 7, 2014 - Neuronal Networks and Brain Waves

  • November 30, 2014 - Neuron Networks in Healthy and Diseased Brains

  • November 23, 2014 - Does Cognitive Ability Improve In Old Age

  • November 9, 2014 - The Enormous Complexity of Transport Along the Axon

  • October 26, 2014 - Where Prejudice and Stereotypes Reside in the Brain

  • October 19, 2014 - Does Activity Determine Synaptic Creation and Pruning

  • October 12, 2014 - How Many Different Kinds of Neurons Are There

  • October 5, 2014 - Versatile Lipoproteins in Healthy Brains and Alzheimers

  • September 28, 2014 - Amazing Complexity of Cellular Membranes

  • September 21, 2014 - The Remarkable Language of Cells

  • September 14, 2014 - The Fantastic Array of Neuroplasticity Mechanisms

  • September 7, 2014 - The Complexity of the Frontal Lobes

  • August 24, 2014 - Inflammation and Dementia

  • August 17, 2014 - Electrical Fields Guiding 3D Shape of Cells and Organs

  • August 10, 2014 - Meditation and Brain Update 2014

  • August 3, 2014 - The Five Secrets of Brain Health

  • July 20, 2014 - New Complexity in Human Evolution Story

  • July 13, 2014 - Social Touch Brain Pathways

  • June 29, 2014 - Breathing Alters Perception

  • June 22, 2014 - Can Neuroscience Improve Education

  • June 1, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Skin Cell

  • May 25, 2014 - Astrocyte Calcium Signaling Leads to More Brain Complexity

  • April 20, 2014 - Unique Gyrification of the Human Brain

  • April 12, 2014 - Electrical Synapses Are Critical for Chemical Synapse Function

  • March 30, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Intestine Epithelial Cell

  • March 16, 2014 - Q and A with Tam Hunt about His New Book on Panpsychism

  • March 2, 2014 - Music Stimulates Emotions Through Specific Brain Circuits

  • February 23, 2014 - The Remarkable Intelligent Varicella Virus

  • February 9, 2014 - Inflammation Pathways in Neuroplasticity

  • February 2, 2014 - Dynamic Relationship of Mitochondria and Neurons

  • January 25, 2014 - Intelligent Mitochondria Communication with Neurons

  • January 19, 2014 - Vesicles Transport Information

  • January 12, 2014 - How Long Have People Been Smart

  • January 5, 2014 - Self Observation Alters Perception

  • December 29, 2013 - The Many Ways Neurons Repair Their Own DNA

  • December 22, 2013 - Are Microglia the Most Intelligent Brain Cells

  • December 15, 2013 - Is the Primary Cilium a Cell’s Antenna or Its Brain

  • December 1, 2013 - Is A Prion an Intelligent Protein

  • November 24, 2013 - Where is Mind in Nature

  • November 17, 2013 - Extra Cellular Matrix Is Critical to Neuroplasticity

  • October 29, 2013 - Guest Blog For MindBodyGreen – Choices That Can Change Your Life in Great Ways

  • October 27, 2013 - Intelligent T Cells

  • October 20, 2013 - Immune T Cells Are Critical for Cognitive Function

  • October 13, 2013 - Networks of Genes Respond to Social Experiences

  • October 6, 2013 - Brain and Immunity Fight Internal and External Foes Together

  • September 29, 2013 - Dual Function Molecules for Brain and Immunity

  • September 22, 2013 - Yet Another New Type of Neuroplasticity with Myosin Motors

  • September 15, 2013 - Mirror Neurons

  • September 8, 2013 - Unique Effects of Music on the Brain

  • August 29, 2013 - The Limits of Current Neuroscience

  • August 25, 2013 - The Life of A Thought in the Brain

  • August 15, 2013 - Q and A about the Mind of Animals

  • August 11, 2013 - Animal Intelligence Update 2013

  • August 9, 2013 - New You Tube Video Introduction to Hidden Talents and Experiences

  • August 4, 2013 - Could Everyone Have Hidden Extraordinary Talents and Experiences

  • July 14, 2013 - Another Form of Neuroplasticity by Switching Glutamate NMDA Subunits

  • July 14, 2013 - New YouTube Video Introduction to Neuroplasticity

  • July 7, 2013 - Neuroplasticity Primer and Update

  • July 2, 2013 - Extraordinary Mental States Interview

  • July 1, 2013 - Post in The Yoga Blog – “MD Explains Your Brain on Meditation”

  • June 24, 2013 - Meditation and the Brain 2013

  • June 10, 2013 - Microbe Innovations in the Battle with Human Cells

  • June 1, 2013 - Q and A on Austin Radio

  • May 27, 2013 - New Type of Neuroplasticity Involving Changes in Neurotransmitters

  • May 18, 2013 - Jon Lieff YouTube Channel

  • May 12, 2013 - Complexity in Searching for the Neural Code

  • May 6, 2013 - Hour-Long Skype Interview of Jon Lieff, M.D. Answering Questions about Searching for the Mind

  • May 6, 2013 - Inverse Relationship of Cancer and Brain Disease

  • April 29, 2013 - Astrocytes Control Synapse Function

  • April 22, 2013 - Feelings and the Sense of Time in the Brain

  • April 15, 2013 - Feelings and Body Maps in the Brain

  • April 8, 2013 - Neuroplasticity Learning and Brain Circuits

  • April 5, 2013 - Psychology Today Post written by Marc Bekoff and me – The Birds and the Bees and Their Brains: Size Doesn’t Matter

  • March 27, 2013 - New Scientific American Mind Guest Blog – Emotional Needs of Adolescents Stimulate New Brain Cells

  • March 25, 2013 - Human Ancestors

  • March 18, 2013 - Brain Evolution

  • March 14, 2013 - Guest Blog for Scientific American Mind – Wired and Wireless Components of the Brain

  • March 11, 2013 - Music Emotion and Evolution

  • March 4, 2013 - Music Improvisation and Spirituality

  • February 25, 2013 - Music Training and Neuroplasticity

  • February 18, 2013 - Music and the Brain

  • February 11, 2013 - What Is Music

  • January 28, 2013 - Crabs Feel Pain

  • January 21, 2013 - Intelligent RNAs in the Brain

  • December 31, 2012 - Alternative RNA Splicing in Evolution

  • December 17, 2012 - Proteins in the Neuron Shape is Function

  • December 10, 2012 - Protein Folding in the Neuron

  • December 3, 2012 - Brain Electricity and the Mind

  • November 26, 2012 - Jumping Genes versus Epigenetics: The Real Drivers of Evolution

  • November 19, 2012 - Gut Feelings: The Brain-Gut-Microbe Axis

  • October 29, 2012 - How Does Neuroplasticity Work?

  • October 22, 2012 - Neurons and Immune Cells: Working Together to Identify Self and Other

  • October 1, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron 3: Evolution

  • September 24, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron 2: New Genetic Landscape

  • September 17, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron: Part 1

  • September 4, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States 5: Spiritual and Religious Experiences

  • August 27, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States 4: Psychedelics

  • August 20, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States III: Body Consciousness and Out of Body Experiences

  • August 13, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States II: Super Talents

  • August 6, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States: Overview

  • July 16, 2012 - New Brain Cells – Many triggers for Neurogenesis

  • July 2, 2012 - Dreaming, Deep Sleep, and Waking Consciousness

  • June 25, 2012 - Meditation and Brain Changes: Recent Research and New Applications

  • June 11, 2012 - Quantum Computers in Biology: Quantum Effects in the Brain and Mind

  • June 4, 2012 - Neuronal Signaling, Neuronal Democracy Depends on Individual Neurons – Bees, Microbes and Humans Also Vote

  • May 29, 2012 - Neuronal Connections and the Mind, The Connectome

  • May 14, 2012 - Free Will, Volition, Conscious Choice, and Neuroplasticity – Over Interpretation of Brain Imaging

  • April 19, 2012 - The Neuron’s “Brain”: The Remarkable Scaffolding Microtubule, The Cells Engineering Language, The Neuron’s Circuit Board

  • April 12, 2012 - Suggestion and Neuroplasticity, First Impressions, Gossip, Marketing, Unconscious and Conscious Reactions

  • March 26, 2012 - Attention and Neuroplasticity,The Flinch, Unconscious Automatic Pilot, Habit and Conscious Decision

  • March 23, 2012 - What is Mind? Brain Oscillations, Synchronous Brain Waves and Consciousness

  • March 1, 2012 - Meditation and Neuroplasticity, Self Directed Neuroplasticity, New Default Mode

  • February 3, 2012 - What is the Mind? 5 Theoretical Possibilities

  • February 3, 2012 - Mind and Brain: The Limits of the Senses, Top Down Control of Perception

  • January 12, 2012 - Neuroplasticity: Mind & Culture Changing the Human Brain

  • January 11, 2012 - Human Brain and Mind

  • Animals

  • September 26, 2016 - Microbes in Animals Confound Research

  • September 13, 2015 - Convergent Evolution of Intelligence

  • September 6, 2015 - The Uniquely Talented and Intelligent Octopus

  • June 28, 2015 - Only Crows and Humans Can Do It

  • June 14, 2015 - Remarkable Fish Intelligence

  • March 27, 2015 - Dr. Lieff’s 10 Most Intelligent Animals for Discover Channel

  • March 15, 2015 - Termite Intelligence Update

  • February 15, 2015 - Ant Intelligence Update

  • December 21, 2014 - Vocal Learning Similarities in Songbirds and Humans

  • March 9, 2014 - Elephant Culture

  • February 23, 2014 - Dog Brain Center Processes Emotions of Human Voice

  • February 4, 2014 - Guest Post On Why Animals Are Smarter Than You Think

  • October 29, 2013 - Guest Blog For MindBodyGreen – Choices That Can Change Your Life in Great Ways

  • September 15, 2013 - Mirror Neurons

  • August 15, 2013 - Q and A about the Mind of Animals

  • August 11, 2013 - Animal Intelligence Update 2013

  • May 20, 2013 - Animal Cultures

  • May 18, 2013 - Jon Lieff YouTube Channel

  • April 5, 2013 - Psychology Today Post written by Marc Bekoff and me – The Birds and the Bees and Their Brains: Size Doesn’t Matter

  • March 11, 2013 - Music Emotion and Evolution

  • January 28, 2013 - Crabs Feel Pain

  • November 12, 2012 - The Remarkable Bee Brain

  • November 5, 2012 - Animals and Microbes: Who Is Influencing Who?

  • October 15, 2012 - Lizards Aren’t Supposed To Be This Smart

  • September 10, 2012 - Death of a Bird: Mourning and Advanced Cognition in Birds

  • April 30, 2012 - Wise Animals: Animal Studies Need to Be In Natural Settings, Not Lab

  • April 16, 2012 - Bee Doctors, Medicating the Hive against Dangerous Disease

  • April 9, 2012 - Termites, Master Engineers, Skyscraper Mounds, Thermoregulation, Farming, and Insect Intelligence

  • March 19, 2012 - Ants, Individual and Colony, Superorganism, Leadership, and Fire Ants

  • February 23, 2012 - Rat Empathy and Brain Evolution

  • February 16, 2012 - Bee intelligence, Bee waggle democracy, Bee Individuals and More

  • January 25, 2012 - Brains at Sea, Whale Cooperation & Culture, Dolphin Social Relations with Fishermen, Octopi & Fish Using Tools

  • January 11, 2012 - Animal Brains, Large and Small, Multiple Intelligences

  • Plants

  • December 11, 2016 - Each Cell Has A Clock

  • May 31, 2015 - Cannabinoids and Seizures

  • February 1, 2015 - Cannabinoids in Inflammation and the Aging Brain

  • January 4, 2015 - Plant Intelligence Primer and Update 2015

  • August 31, 2014 - Is the Dodder the Most Intelligent Plant

  • November 10, 2013 - Intelligent Plants Use Proteins and RNA to Fight Invaders

  • October 29, 2013 - Guest Blog For MindBodyGreen – Choices That Can Change Your Life in Great Ways

  • August 18, 2013 - Plant Intelligence Primer and Update

  • May 18, 2013 - Jon Lieff YouTube Channel

  • April 1, 2013 - Vital Plant Communication with Bacteria and Fungus

  • October 8, 2012 - Are The Plants Listening?

  • March 8, 2012 - The Plant “Brain”: Defense, Avoiding Predators, Attracting Insects, Timed Gene Synthesis

  • January 30, 2012 - Communication among Plants and with Other Species

  • January 11, 2012 - The Plant “Brain”: The Dodder Attacks

  • Microbes

  • February 6, 2017 - Mitochondria Help Cancers Grow

  • January 29, 2017 - The First Virus Communication Signals

  • January 23, 2017 - How Do Bacteria Help Cancer

  • December 11, 2016 - Each Cell Has A Clock

  • December 4, 2016 - Complex Cellular Conversations about Food Allergies

  • November 20, 2016 - Pain from Cells that Are Not Neurons

  • November 13, 2016 - Update on Microbes Affecting the Brain

  • September 26, 2016 - Microbes in Animals Confound Research

  • August 7, 2016 - Special Relationship of Viruses and Endoplasmic Reticulum

  • July 18, 2016 - Are Fungus the Dominant Life Form

  • July 10, 2016 - Inflammasomes Are Large Complex Signaling Platforms

  • June 26, 2016 - Viruses evade DNA RNA Sensors

  • June 12, 2016 - Short Chain Fatty Acids From Fiber As Critical Signals

  • June 6, 2016 - Microbe Conversations with Skin Cells Produce Immunity

  • May 15, 2016 - Vital Immune Communication with Peptides

  • May 9, 2016 - Special T cells Inhibit Immune Reactions to Food

  • February 7, 2016 - Biofilm Geo Politics

  • January 31, 2016 - Microbe Geo Politics in the Gut

  • January 24, 2016 - The Politics of Gut Microbe Kingdoms

  • January 17, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Pattern Recognition Receptors

  • January 10, 2016 - Intelligent Microbe Secretory Weapons

  • January 3, 2016 - Intelligent Microbes Attack Organelles

  • December 20, 2015 - How Does Diet Influence Immunity

  • November 16, 2015 - Clever Cells and Microbes Fight Over Vacuoles

  • August 30, 2015 - Many New Microbe Molecules Discovered in Humans

  • August 16, 2015 - Intelligent Cancer Cells Communicate with Exosomes

  • August 9, 2015 - Spread of the Intelligent Dengue Virus

  • May 24, 2015 - Microbes Effect on the Brain

  • April 26, 2015 - Bacteria Work Together to Build a Biofilm Civilization

  • April 19, 2015 - Are Microbes Friend or Foe of Cancer

  • March 22, 2015 - Virus Tricks Manipulate the Cytoskeleton

  • January 25, 2015 - Evolution of Intelligent Viruses and Jumping Genes

  • November 2, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Ebola Virus Takes Front and Center

  • September 21, 2014 - The Remarkable Language of Cells

  • July 27, 2014 - The Very Intelligent HIV Virus

  • June 15, 2014 - Platelet Intelligence

  • June 8, 2014 - How do Microbes Make Decisions

  • June 1, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Skin Cell

  • March 30, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Intestine Epithelial Cell

  • March 18, 2014 - Q and A with William Miller about his new Book on the Microcosm and Evolution

  • February 23, 2014 - The Remarkable Intelligent Varicella Virus

  • February 16, 2014 - Individual Bacteria Join Together for Multi Cellularity

  • February 2, 2014 - Dynamic Relationship of Mitochondria and Neurons

  • January 25, 2014 - Intelligent Mitochondria Communication with Neurons

  • January 19, 2014 - Vesicles Transport Information

  • December 8, 2013 - Microbe Tricks for Entering the Brain

  • November 10, 2013 - Intelligent Plants Use Proteins and RNA to Fight Invaders

  • November 2, 2013 - Intelligent Virus Tricks

  • July 28, 2013 - Virus and Virus Like Particles in Evolution

  • July 21, 2013 - Virus Intelligence Update

  • June 17, 2013 - Human Cells and Viruses SUMO Wrestling

  • June 13, 2013 - Intelligent Cells Battle Intelligent Invaders New YouTube Video

  • June 10, 2013 - Microbe Innovations in the Battle with Human Cells

  • June 3, 2013 - Non Immune Cells Also Combat Microbes

  • May 18, 2013 - Jon Lieff YouTube Channel

  • April 1, 2013 - Vital Plant Communication with Bacteria and Fungus

  • February 4, 2013 - Remarkable Microbe Makes Stem Cells

  • December 24, 2012 - Giant Viruses, Microbe Intelligence and Evolution

  • November 19, 2012 - Gut Feelings: The Brain-Gut-Microbe Axis

  • November 5, 2012 - Animals and Microbes: Who Is Influencing Who?

  • October 22, 2012 - Neurons and Immune Cells: Working Together to Identify Self and Other

  • July 30, 2012 - Microbes Made Me Do It! How Smart Are Microbes?

  • July 23, 2012 - The Emperor of Cells – How intelligent are Cancer Cells?

  • July 9, 2012 - Why are Sponges and Yeast Stupid? Unused Microbe Machinery for Synapses and Oscillations

  • June 18, 2012 - Virus Intelligence: Are Viruses Alive and Sentient?

  • May 7, 2012 - Microbe Internet, Electrically Wired Together for Energy and Communication

  • April 24, 2012 - Is the Mitochondrion Still a Microbe? A Mobile Cell Within a Cell Providing Energy, Metabolic Regulation and More

  • March 5, 2012 - Microbe Communication, Quorum Sensing Behavior, Spreading Resistance, Altruism and More

  • January 7, 2012 - Mind with No Brain -The Microbe “Brain” – Sensory, Neuronal, Attributes of Microbes

  • January 5, 2012 - Microbes can solve a problem

  • January 4, 2012 - Social Microbes

  • Cellular Intelligence

  • February 19, 2017 - Many Barriers and Compartments Between the Brain and Immune System

  • February 12, 2017 - The Many Ways Neurons Regulate Immune Function

  • February 6, 2017 - Mitochondria Help Cancers Grow

  • January 29, 2017 - The First Virus Communication Signals

  • January 23, 2017 - How Do Bacteria Help Cancer

  • January 15, 2017 - What Do Single Neurons Know

  • January 8, 2017 - T Cells Adapt to Fight Cancer

  • January 1, 2017 - Synchronizing with Brain Clocks

  • December 26, 2016 - Individual Cell Clocks and Immunity

  • December 18, 2016 - Cellular Clocks and Metabolism

  • December 11, 2016 - Each Cell Has A Clock

  • December 4, 2016 - Complex Cellular Conversations about Food Allergies

  • November 13, 2016 - Update on Microbes Affecting the Brain

  • October 10, 2016 - Intelligent Cellular Self Eating and Recycling

  • October 2, 2016 - Intelligent Lysosomes Are More than A Waste Disposal

  • August 28, 2016 - Update on Interface of Immunity and Brain

  • August 21, 2016 - Producing Many Kinds of T Helper Cells

  • August 14, 2016 - Epigenetic Signals Regulate New Brain Cells

  • August 7, 2016 - Special Relationship of Viruses and Endoplasmic Reticulum

  • July 31, 2016 - The Powerful Immune Synapse

  • July 24, 2016 - Guardians of the Blood Brain Barrier

  • July 18, 2016 - Are Fungus the Dominant Life Form

  • July 10, 2016 - Inflammasomes Are Large Complex Signaling Platforms

  • July 4, 2016 - Signals for Complex Travel of White Blood Cells

  • June 26, 2016 - Viruses evade DNA RNA Sensors

  • June 20, 2016 - Neurons and Immune Cells Talking at Barrier Regions

  • June 12, 2016 - Short Chain Fatty Acids From Fiber As Critical Signals

  • June 6, 2016 - Microbe Conversations with Skin Cells Produce Immunity

  • May 22, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Micro RNA Signals

  • May 15, 2016 - Vital Immune Communication with Peptides

  • May 9, 2016 - Special T cells Inhibit Immune Reactions to Food

  • March 27, 2016 - Intelligent Capillary Cells Regulate Tissue Stem Cells

  • March 6, 2016 - Jumping Genes Regulation of the Brain

  • February 7, 2016 - Biofilm Geo Politics

  • January 31, 2016 - Microbe Geo Politics in the Gut

  • January 24, 2016 - The Politics of Gut Microbe Kingdoms

  • January 17, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Pattern Recognition Receptors

  • January 10, 2016 - Intelligent Microbe Secretory Weapons

  • January 3, 2016 - Intelligent Microbes Attack Organelles

  • December 20, 2015 - How Does Diet Influence Immunity

  • November 29, 2015 - Are Microtubules the Brain of the Neuron

  • November 16, 2015 - Clever Cells and Microbes Fight Over Vacuoles

  • September 27, 2015 - Reciprocal Relationship of Depression and Inflammation

  • September 20, 2015 - The Very Intelligent Choroid Plexus Epithelial Cell

  • August 30, 2015 - Many New Microbe Molecules Discovered in Humans

  • August 16, 2015 - Intelligent Cancer Cells Communicate with Exosomes

  • August 9, 2015 - Spread of the Intelligent Dengue Virus

  • June 21, 2015 - Maintaining Neuronal Identity

  • June 7, 2015 - How Do Cells Know What Size They Should Be

  • May 3, 2015 - Neuronal Signals in Inflammation and Cancer

  • April 26, 2015 - Bacteria Work Together to Build a Biofilm Civilization

  • April 19, 2015 - Are Microbes Friend or Foe of Cancer

  • April 5, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Chromatin 3D Shapes

  • March 29, 2015 - Intelligent Cells Know Their Place

  • March 22, 2015 - Virus Tricks Manipulate the Cytoskeleton

  • March 8, 2015 - Electric DNA and Mind

  • February 8, 2015 - Fantastic Complexity in Brain Potassium Channels

  • February 1, 2015 - Cannabinoids in Inflammation and the Aging Brain

  • January 25, 2015 - Evolution of Intelligent Viruses and Jumping Genes

  • January 18, 2015 - The Very Intelligent Protein mTOR

  • January 11, 2015 - Endocannabinoids Critical for Brain Function

  • January 4, 2015 - Plant Intelligence Primer and Update 2015

  • December 28, 2014 - Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Signaling in the Brain

  • December 14, 2014 - Complexity of the Glia Neuromuscular Junction

  • November 16, 2014 - Can Individual Cells Choose Not to Age

  • November 9, 2014 - The Enormous Complexity of Transport Along the Axon

  • November 2, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Ebola Virus Takes Front and Center

  • October 19, 2014 - Does Activity Determine Synaptic Creation and Pruning

  • October 5, 2014 - Versatile Lipoproteins in Healthy Brains and Alzheimers

  • September 28, 2014 - Amazing Complexity of Cellular Membranes

  • September 21, 2014 - The Remarkable Language of Cells

  • August 17, 2014 - Electrical Fields Guiding 3D Shape of Cells and Organs

  • June 15, 2014 - Platelet Intelligence

  • June 1, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Skin Cell

  • May 25, 2014 - Astrocyte Calcium Signaling Leads to More Brain Complexity

  • May 4, 2014 - Complex Migration of Leukocytes

  • March 30, 2014 - The Very Intelligent Intestine Epithelial Cell

  • December 29, 2013 - The Many Ways Neurons Repair Their Own DNA

  • December 22, 2013 - Are Microglia the Most Intelligent Brain Cells

  • December 15, 2013 - Is the Primary Cilium a Cell’s Antenna or Its Brain

  • October 27, 2013 - Intelligent T Cells

  • October 20, 2013 - Immune T Cells Are Critical for Cognitive Function

  • April 29, 2013 - Astrocytes Control Synapse Function

  • Evolution

  • November 13, 2016 - Update on Microbes Affecting the Brain

  • October 24, 2016 - Are Humans Evolving Now

  • September 13, 2015 - Convergent Evolution of Intelligence

  • June 14, 2015 - Remarkable Fish Intelligence

  • January 25, 2015 - Evolution of Intelligent Viruses and Jumping Genes

  • July 20, 2014 - New Complexity in Human Evolution Story

  • March 18, 2014 - Q and A with William Miller about his new Book on the Microcosm and Evolution

  • March 16, 2014 - Q and A with Tam Hunt about His New Book on Panpsychism

  • February 16, 2014 - Individual Bacteria Join Together for Multi Cellularity

  • July 28, 2013 - Virus and Virus Like Particles in Evolution

  • July 21, 2013 - Virus Intelligence Update

  • May 18, 2013 - Jon Lieff YouTube Channel

  • March 25, 2013 - Human Ancestors

  • March 18, 2013 - Brain Evolution

  • March 11, 2013 - Music Emotion and Evolution

  • February 11, 2013 - What Is Music

  • February 4, 2013 - Remarkable Microbe Makes Stem Cells

  • January 28, 2013 - Crabs Feel Pain

  • January 21, 2013 - Intelligent RNAs in the Brain

  • January 14, 2013 - Intelligent RNA Small and Large

  • January 7, 2013 - The Origin of Life and Consciousness

  • December 31, 2012 - Alternative RNA Splicing in Evolution

  • December 24, 2012 - Giant Viruses, Microbe Intelligence and Evolution

  • December 10, 2012 - Protein Folding in the Neuron

  • November 26, 2012 - Jumping Genes versus Epigenetics: The Real Drivers of Evolution

  • October 1, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron 3: Evolution

  • September 24, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron 2: New Genetic Landscape

  • September 17, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron: Part 1

  • July 9, 2012 - Why are Sponges and Yeast Stupid? Unused Microbe Machinery for Synapses and Oscillations

  • May 21, 2012 - DNA Proofreading, Correcting Mutations during Replication, Cellullar Self Directed Engineering

  • February 23, 2012 - Rat Empathy and Brain Evolution

  • February 9, 2012 - New Sense Stimulates New Species, Attention stimulates Neurons

  • January 15, 2012 - Social Interaction Affecting Evolution

  • January 11, 2012 - A Cell Becomes a Neuron

  • January 7, 2012 - Mind with No Brain -The Microbe “Brain” – Sensory, Neuronal, Attributes of Microbes

  • Neuronal Plasticity

  • February 19, 2017 - Many Barriers and Compartments Between the Brain and Immune System

  • February 12, 2017 - The Many Ways Neurons Regulate Immune Function

  • January 15, 2017 - What Do Single Neurons Know

  • January 1, 2017 - Synchronizing with Brain Clocks

  • December 26, 2016 - Individual Cell Clocks and Immunity

  • December 18, 2016 - Cellular Clocks and Metabolism

  • December 11, 2016 - Each Cell Has A Clock

  • November 27, 2016 - Newly Discovered Circuits Produce Unusual Pain Syndromes

  • November 20, 2016 - Pain from Cells that Are Not Neurons

  • November 13, 2016 - Update on Microbes Affecting the Brain

  • November 6, 2016 - The Science of Mind Wandering

  • October 30, 2016 - Brain Receptors Just Got Even More Complex

  • October 16, 2016 - How Does A Neuron Stay Polarized

  • October 10, 2016 - Intelligent Cellular Self Eating and Recycling

  • October 2, 2016 - Intelligent Lysosomes Are More than A Waste Disposal

  • September 11, 2016 - Update on Traumatic Brain Injury and Inflammation

  • September 4, 2016 - Does Maternal Immune Response Cause Psychiatric Disease in Child

  • August 28, 2016 - Update on Interface of Immunity and Brain

  • August 14, 2016 - Epigenetic Signals Regulate New Brain Cells

  • July 31, 2016 - The Powerful Immune Synapse

  • July 24, 2016 - Guardians of the Blood Brain Barrier

  • June 26, 2016 - Viruses evade DNA RNA Sensors

  • June 20, 2016 - Neurons and Immune Cells Talking at Barrier Regions

  • June 12, 2016 - Short Chain Fatty Acids From Fiber As Critical Signals

  • May 29, 2016 - Hippocampus Brain Wave Signals

  • May 22, 2016 - Vast Complexity of Immune Micro RNA Signals

  • May 15, 2016 - Vital Immune Communication with Peptides

  • May 1, 2016 - Where is Subjective Experience in the Brain?

  • April 25, 2016 - Membrane Lipids Direct Proteins and Proteins Direct Lipids

  • April 17, 2016 - Psychiatric Illness and microRNA

  • April 11, 2016 - Extra Cellular Vesicles in the Brain

  • April 3, 2016 - Regulation of Brain Energy

  • March 20, 2016 - Why is There No Cure For Huntington’s

  • March 13, 2016 - Mysterious Pre Synaptic Vesicles

  • March 6, 2016 - Jumping Genes Regulation of the Brain

  • February 28, 2016 - How Do Dendrites Make Decisions

  • February 22, 2016 - How Human Brains are Built

  • February 14, 2016 - Myelin Facilitation of Whole Brain Neuroplasticity

  • January 3, 2016 - Intelligent Microbes Attack Organelles

  • December 27, 2015 - The Role of Tau in Brain Function and Dementia

  • December 20, 2015 - How Does Diet Influence Immunity

  • December 13, 2015 - Insulin Resistance and Brain Disease

  • December 6, 2015 - A New Way To Image Cells with Vibrational Spectroscopy

  • November 29, 2015 - Are Microtubules the Brain of the Neuron

  • November 22, 2015 - What Do Infants Know

  • November 8, 2015 - Does Abnormal Amyloid Cause Alzheimer’s

  • November 1, 2015 - Limitations of Genetic Research in Psychiatric Illness

  • October 25, 2015 - Limitations of MRIs for Understanding Behavior

  • October 18, 2015 - Stress Causes Many Kinds of Neuroplasticity

  • October 11, 2015 - Progress and Problems in Brain Mapping

  • October 4, 2015 - Unique Type of Neuroplasticity With Stress

  • September 27, 2015 - Reciprocal Relationship of Depression and Inflammation

  • September 13, 2015 - Convergent Evolution of Intelligence

  • September 6, 2015 - The Uniquely Talented and Intelligent Octopus

  • August 23, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Dendrite Function

  • August 2, 2015 - Fantastic Astrocyte Diversity

  • July 26, 2015 - Time Cells Organize Memory

  • July 20, 2015 - Placebo Affects In the Brain

  • July 12, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Alternative Splicing in Neurons

  • July 5, 2015 - Pleasure Circuits in the Brain

  • June 21, 2015 - Maintaining Neuronal Identity

  • May 31, 2015 - Cannabinoids and Seizures

  • May 17, 2015 - No Brain Mapping Without Glia

  • May 10, 2015 - New Neurons in Adult Brains Remodel Memory

  • May 3, 2015 - Neuronal Signals in Inflammation and Cancer

  • April 12, 2015 - How Does Expectation Affect Perception

  • April 5, 2015 - Vast Complexity of Chromatin 3D Shapes

  • March 30, 2015 - Dr. Lieff Interviewed by Boston Business Journal About New Alzheimer’s Medicine

  • March 29, 2015 - Intelligent Cells Know Their Place

  • March 22, 2015 - Virus Tricks Manipulate the Cytoskeleton

  • March 8, 2015 - Electric DNA and Mind

  • February 22, 2015 - Transmission of Mis Folded Proteins in Brain Disease

  • February 8, 2015 - Fantastic Complexity in Brain Potassium Channels

  • February 1, 2015 - Cannabinoids in Inflammation and the Aging Brain

  • January 18, 2015 - The Very Intelligent Protein mTOR

  • January 11, 2015 - Endocannabinoids Critical for Brain Function

  • December 28, 2014 - Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Signaling in the Brain

  • December 21, 2014 - Vocal Learning Similarities in Songbirds and Humans

  • December 14, 2014 - Complexity of the Glia Neuromuscular Junction

  • December 7, 2014 - Neuronal Networks and Brain Waves

  • November 30, 2014 - Neuron Networks in Healthy and Diseased Brains

  • November 23, 2014 - Does Cognitive Ability Improve In Old Age

  • November 9, 2014 - The Enormous Complexity of Transport Along the Axon

  • October 26, 2014 - Where Prejudice and Stereotypes Reside in the Brain

  • October 19, 2014 - Does Activity Determine Synaptic Creation and Pruning

  • October 12, 2014 - How Many Different Kinds of Neurons Are There

  • October 5, 2014 - Versatile Lipoproteins in Healthy Brains and Alzheimers

  • September 28, 2014 - Amazing Complexity of Cellular Membranes

  • September 21, 2014 - The Remarkable Language of Cells

  • September 14, 2014 - The Fantastic Array of Neuroplasticity Mechanisms

  • September 7, 2014 - The Complexity of the Frontal Lobes

  • August 24, 2014 - Inflammation and Dementia

  • August 17, 2014 - Electrical Fields Guiding 3D Shape of Cells and Organs

  • August 10, 2014 - Meditation and Brain Update 2014

  • August 3, 2014 - The Five Secrets of Brain Health

  • July 20, 2014 - New Complexity in Human Evolution Story

  • July 13, 2014 - Social Touch Brain Pathways

  • June 29, 2014 - Breathing Alters Perception

  • June 22, 2014 - Can Neuroscience Improve Education

  • May 25, 2014 - Astrocyte Calcium Signaling Leads to More Brain Complexity

  • May 4, 2014 - Complex Migration of Leukocytes

  • April 20, 2014 - Unique Gyrification of the Human Brain

  • April 12, 2014 - Electrical Synapses Are Critical for Chemical Synapse Function

  • March 2, 2014 - Music Stimulates Emotions Through Specific Brain Circuits

  • February 9, 2014 - Inflammation Pathways in Neuroplasticity

  • February 2, 2014 - Dynamic Relationship of Mitochondria and Neurons

  • January 25, 2014 - Intelligent Mitochondria Communication with Neurons

  • January 19, 2014 - Vesicles Transport Information

  • December 29, 2013 - The Many Ways Neurons Repair Their Own DNA

  • December 22, 2013 - Are Microglia the Most Intelligent Brain Cells

  • December 15, 2013 - Is the Primary Cilium a Cell’s Antenna or Its Brain

  • December 1, 2013 - Is A Prion an Intelligent Protein

  • November 17, 2013 - Extra Cellular Matrix Is Critical to Neuroplasticity

  • October 27, 2013 - Intelligent T Cells

  • October 20, 2013 - Immune T Cells Are Critical for Cognitive Function

  • October 13, 2013 - Networks of Genes Respond to Social Experiences

  • October 6, 2013 - Brain and Immunity Fight Internal and External Foes Together

  • September 29, 2013 - Dual Function Molecules for Brain and Immunity

  • September 22, 2013 - Yet Another New Type of Neuroplasticity with Myosin Motors

  • September 15, 2013 - Mirror Neurons

  • September 8, 2013 - Unique Effects of Music on the Brain

  • August 29, 2013 - The Limits of Current Neuroscience

  • August 25, 2013 - The Life of A Thought in the Brain

  • July 14, 2013 - Another Form of Neuroplasticity by Switching Glutamate NMDA Subunits

  • July 14, 2013 - New YouTube Video Introduction to Neuroplasticity

  • July 7, 2013 - Neuroplasticity Primer and Update

  • July 2, 2013 - Extraordinary Mental States Interview

  • July 1, 2013 - Post in The Yoga Blog – “MD Explains Your Brain on Meditation”

  • June 24, 2013 - Meditation and the Brain 2013

  • June 17, 2013 - Human Cells and Viruses SUMO Wrestling

  • June 3, 2013 - Non Immune Cells Also Combat Microbes

  • June 1, 2013 - Q and A on Austin Radio

  • May 27, 2013 - New Type of Neuroplasticity Involving Changes in Neurotransmitters

  • May 12, 2013 - Complexity in Searching for the Neural Code

  • May 6, 2013 - Hour-Long Skype Interview of Jon Lieff, M.D. Answering Questions about Searching for the Mind

  • May 6, 2013 - Inverse Relationship of Cancer and Brain Disease

  • April 29, 2013 - Astrocytes Control Synapse Function

  • April 22, 2013 - Feelings and the Sense of Time in the Brain

  • April 15, 2013 - Feelings and Body Maps in the Brain

  • April 8, 2013 - Neuroplasticity Learning and Brain Circuits

  • March 27, 2013 - New Scientific American Mind Guest Blog – Emotional Needs of Adolescents Stimulate New Brain Cells

  • March 18, 2013 - Brain Evolution

  • March 14, 2013 - Guest Blog for Scientific American Mind – Wired and Wireless Components of the Brain

  • February 25, 2013 - Music Training and Neuroplasticity

  • February 18, 2013 - Music and the Brain

  • February 11, 2013 - What Is Music

  • January 21, 2013 - Intelligent RNAs in the Brain

  • January 14, 2013 - Intelligent RNA Small and Large

  • December 31, 2012 - Alternative RNA Splicing in Evolution

  • December 17, 2012 - Proteins in the Neuron Shape is Function

  • December 10, 2012 - Protein Folding in the Neuron

  • December 3, 2012 - Brain Electricity and the Mind

  • November 26, 2012 - Jumping Genes versus Epigenetics: The Real Drivers of Evolution

  • October 29, 2012 - How Does Neuroplasticity Work?

  • October 22, 2012 - Neurons and Immune Cells: Working Together to Identify Self and Other

  • September 24, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron 2: New Genetic Landscape

  • September 17, 2012 - Mind and Molecular Genetics in the Neuron: Part 1

  • August 13, 2012 - Extraordinary Mental States II: Super Talents

  • July 23, 2012 - The Emperor of Cells – How intelligent are Cancer Cells?

  • July 16, 2012 - New Brain Cells – Many triggers for Neurogenesis

  • July 9, 2012 - Why are Sponges and Yeast Stupid? Unused Microbe Machinery for Synapses and Oscillations

  • June 4, 2012 - Neuronal Signaling, Neuronal Democracy Depends on Individual Neurons – Bees, Microbes and Humans Also Vote

  • April 24, 2012 - Is the Mitochondrion Still a Microbe? A Mobile Cell Within a Cell Providing Energy, Metabolic Regulation and More

  • April 19, 2012 - The Neuron’s “Brain”: The Remarkable Scaffolding Microtubule, The Cells Engineering Language, The Neuron’s Circuit Board

  • March 12, 2012 - Complex Machinery in the Neuron, Vesicle Budding and Fusion, Transcription, and More

  • March 1, 2012 - Meditation and Neuroplasticity, Self Directed Neuroplasticity, New Default Mode

  • February 20, 2012 - The Rapidly Changing Neuron – Axons, Dendrites, Synapses, Decision-making and More

  • January 12, 2012 - Neuroplasticity: Mind & Culture Changing the Human Brain

  • January 11, 2012 - A Cell Becomes a Neuron

  • Mathematics, Information and Physical Reality

  • November 24, 2013 - Where is Mind in Nature

  • February 18, 2013 - Music and the Brain

  • January 7, 2013 - The Origin of Life and Consciousness

  • June 11, 2012 - Quantum Computers in Biology: Quantum Effects in the Brain and Mind

  • February 27, 2012 - The Emergence of Information – Physical, Biological, Digital and Mental Information

  • February 13, 2012 - Quantum Weirdness in Life, Quantum Biology

  • January 11, 2012 - What is Mathematics? Discovered or Invented in Human Mind, “Unreasonably Effective Describing Nature

  • Where is Mind

  • December 18, 2016 - Cellular Clocks and Metabolism

  • May 29, 2016 - Hippocampus Brain Wave Signals

  • May 1, 2016 - Where is Subjective Experience in the Brain?

  • October 11, 2015 - Progress and Problems in Brain Mapping

  • September 13, 2015 - Convergent Evolution of Intelligence

  • March 8, 2015 - Electric DNA and Mind

  • August 17, 2014 - Electrical Fields Guiding 3D Shape of Cells and Organs

  • November 24, 2013 - Where is Mind in Nature

  • January 7, 2013 - The Origin of Life and Consciousness

  • December 3, 2012 - Brain Electricity and the Mind

  • June 11, 2012 - Quantum Computers in Biology: Quantum Effects in the Brain and Mind

  • May 29, 2012 - Neuronal Connections and the Mind, The Connectome

  • March 23, 2012 - What is Mind? Brain Oscillations, Synchronous Brain Waves and Consciousness

  • February 3, 2012 - What is the Mind? 5 Theoretical Possibilities

  • January 11, 2012 - Where is Mind? Orders of Magnitude